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This isn’t about the calories inherent in candy, but rather about glycyrrhizin, the natural sweetening compound that comes from the licorice root.
But don’t binge eat it – especially black licorice, the Food and Drug Administration warned this week.
Black licorice contains a sweetening compound called glycyrrhizin, which can cause a drop in potassium levels.
Pregnant women should also avoid eating black licorice, the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health advises.
Seems that glycyrrhizin, the sweetening compound derived from licorice root, can cause potassium levels to decrease, which can result in abnormal heart rhythms, high blood pressure, edema, even congestive heart failure.
But intensely flavored salty licorice is the most popular candy among Swedes, according to the women.
To get this house party of antioxidants (including green tea, coffee, and licorice) to play nice, SkinBetter scientists tested 1,000 ratios and concentrations of antioxidants.
After tasting more than 20 kinds of gelato including coffee and licorice, guests use the shop’s machine to make their favorite flavor.
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